City of Erie Announces 814 and Sounds of Summer Concert Series

On Thursday, June 6, Erie Mayor Joe Schember and City Events Manager Adrienne Nannen announced the lineups for the City’s Sounds of Summer concerts and the 814 Concert Series. Each summer, the City of Erie is proud to bring residents live music at several City parks and senior living communities. Both concert series are …

Extension of Submission: Comprehensive Recreation, Parks, and Open Space Plan RFP: 6535-24

The City of Erie’s Department of Planning and Neighborhood Resources is accepting proposals for a one-time contract to perform certain professional services work for a Comprehensive Recreation, Parks, and Open Space (CRPOS) Plan. The consultant team should include staff who have experience evaluating and/or working with a large-scale city recreation system and an urbanized …

Historic Preservation Month Summary

Updated June 3, 2024

As preservation month comes to a close, we celebrate just how far the City of Erie has come towards protecting & revealing our cultural heritage!

(above image courtesy of The Lakota Group, 2023-24)

Since early 2023 our city

Has:

Finalized Erie’s 1st official Historic Preservation Plan

Was awarded (2) two state & (1) CLG (certified local …

City announces paving, other projects as part of 2024 Road Improvement Plan 

Erie Mayor Joe Schember and Public Works Director Jason Sayers have announced $3.9 million in projects for the 2024 paving and construction season as part of the 2024 Road Improvement Plan which includes: 

182,371 square yards of roadway resurfacing material. (That’s enough to pave almost 29 football fields!) 

about 22,300 tons of new asphalt 

10.5 linear miles …

2023 Stormwater Fee – Final Notices Reminder

The City of Erie extended 2023 Stormwater Fee due date May 31st, 2024, at the 10% penalty amount, is quickly approaching. Annual stormwater fees enable the City of Erie to address critical infrastructure needs to the City’s aging storm sewer system. The original due date of December 31,2023 was extended five months to ensure …

Citywide Historic Resource Survey RFP: Bid# 6534-2024 (2nd Addendum)

The City of Erie is interested in contracting with an experienced historic preservation consultant who satisfies the Secretary of the Interior’s (SOI) Professional Qualification Standards https://www.nps.gov/articles/sec-standards-prof-quals.htm to work with the City, the Historic Review Commission, and the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office (PASHPO) to conduct a citywide historic resource survey of the city in …

Public-Private Partnership Launches Housing First Erie to Address Chronic Homelessness

To address the increasingly complex needs around homelessness, a robust collection of community leaders joined together to launch Housing First Erie. This public-private partnership is dedicated to addressing chronic homelessness in Erie County by:

Developing housing for the 150 people experiencing chronic homelessness in Erie County, including developing a new single-site building with 50 units …

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS – CITY OF ERIE FY 2024 PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS – CITY OF ERIE FY 2024 PROPOSED ANNUAL ACTION PLAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT PROGRAM

Notice is hereby given that the City of Erie is currently preparing its Proposed Annual Plan for FY 2024. The City will apply for FY 2024 Community Development …

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